Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Suspicious Package Is Sent to Chairman

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Suspicious Package Is Sent to Chairman

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A SUSPECT package sent to Cowdenbeath Football Club was designed to "cause alarm" to chairman and former Rangers director Donald Findlay QC, police said last night.

Police were called to Central Park at 9.30am after a suspicious package understood to be addressed to Mr Findlay - one of Scotland's top lawyers - was delivered to the Fife stadium.

A 100-metre exclusion zone was put in place around the ground while bomb disposal experts investigated. Police said the item did not contain a bomb but was designed to alarm the former Rangers vice-chairman.

The package is now in the hands of Fife CID, who are investigating. A spokesman for Fife Constabulary said: "It was a genuine attempt to cause alarm to Donald Findlay.

"It wasn't a bomb and there was never any danger to members of the public.

"We can confirm that officers were called to Central Park, home of Cowdenbeath Football Club, in relation to a suspicious package which had been delivered to the address this morning. …

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